They propose a bespoke agreement that would permit mutual market access, with a Solvency II equivalence outcome built into it.
Posts Tagged: Africa
The end of Rhodesia did not need to herald mass murder, economic collapse, and a nosedive in life expectancy.
“A society that does not judge you for where you come from or your background or how you live your life provided you do no harm to others that is the syncretic genius of our country.”
A comparison with its neighbour, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, is stark.
The UK should urgently engage with the Libyan National Army, and support its efforts to defeat the Islamist militias in the West of the country.
May warns Davos of globalisation’s downside – and “the cult of individualism”. Her speech: full text
“We need to recognise the way in which a more global and individualistic world can sometimes loosen the ties that bind our society together.”
Aid reform based on ‘efficiency’ is a smokescreen. So a different narrative and approach is needed.
We have deep historic ties to a future continental leader and one of the fastest-emerging global economies.
Philippe Herlin: The Brexit negotiations. And how the Commission has a vested interest in high tariffs while member states lose out.
It’s critical that the UK makes common-cause with national EU member governments – who stand to lose out.
Spending on Overseas Aid would save more lives if it did not go via the European Union.
The institution’s present popularity is dependent on the Queen, and, surely, her likeableness is tied to her apoliticism.
Mark Field: This Conservative Government’s foreign policy has already marked a break from the Coalition’s
At last we could pass a decisive parliamentary vote for cooperative action in Syria, and now lead a reform agenda in the EU which could make way for two-tier membership.
WATCH: Ici Londres – Profit isn’t a dirty word, it’s changing billions of lives for the better, argues Dan Hannan
Unless you’ve tried to live without clean water, smallpox vaccines, electricity and bicycles, don’t get snotty about the profit motive.
Whether we measure literacy or longevity, infant mortality or sexual equality, the world in 2015 was a better place during this past twelve months.
In the second piece of this week’s series on aid, the International Development Minister describes a new scheme that uses technology to transform lives.